Patch 6678700 Failed With java.lang.OutOfMemoryError (Doc ID 1459733.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Install - Version 12.1.1 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 24-NOV-2013

Symptoms

On 12.1.3 version, AUTO UPGRADE ISSUES
when attempting to Apply upgrade driver patch 6678700 it hangs, the workers are in WAIT status.

Attempting to restart the patch and continue from where it stopped resulting in:

No job in manager's jobs_ready list with:
product = fnd username = APPLSYS


The following error is seen in the adworker logs:

Start time for file is: Fri May 18 2012 00:15:57

JDBC connect string from AD_APPS_JDBC_URL is
(DESCRIPTION=(LOAD_BALANCE=YES)(FAILOVER=YES)(ADDRESS_LIST=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=hqdfndb1)(PORT=1521)))(CONNECT_DATA=(SID=PROD)))


adjava oracle.apps.ad.worker.AdJavaWorker "(DESCRIPTION=(LOAD_BALANCE=YES)(FAILOVER=YES)(ADDRESS_LIST=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=hqdfndb1)(PORT=1521)))(CONNECT_DATA=(SID=PROD)))" APPS ***** thin 34 /prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/apps_st/appl/admin/adUtilMapNew.txt


  Copyright (c) 2002 Oracle Corporation
  Redwood Shores, California, USA

  AD Java

  Version 12.0.0

NOTE: You may not use this utility for custom development
  unless you have written permission from Oracle Corporation.

Reading product information from file...

Reading language and territory information from file...

Reading language information from applUS.txt ...
 Temporarily resetting CLASSPATH to:
 "/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/apps_st/appl/ad/12.0.0/java/adjava.zip:/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/appsutil/jdk/lib/dt.jar:/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/appsutil/jdk/lib/tools.jar:/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/appsutil/jdk/jre/lib/rt.jar:/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/apps_st/comn/java/lib/appsborg.zip:/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/forms/java:/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/forms/java/frmall.jar:/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/jlib/ewt3.jar:/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/j2ee/OC4J_BI_Forms/applications/formsapp/formsweb/WEB-INF/lib/frmsrv.jar:/prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/apps_st/comn/java/classes"

 Calling /prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/appsutil/jdk/jre/bin/java ...
#
# An unexpected error has been detected by Java Runtime Environment:
#
# java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Cannot create GC thread. Out of system resources.
#
# Internal Error (gcTaskThread.cpp:41), pid=13543, tid=4160424848
# Error: Cannot create GC thread. Out of system resources.
#
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (11.0-b15 mixed mode linux-x86)
# An error report file with more information is saved as:
# /prodapp/oracle/PROD/apps/apps_st/appl/admin/PROD/out/hs_err_pid13543.log
#
# If you would like to submit a bug report, please visit:
# http://java.sun.com/webapps/bugreport/crash.jsp
#
stat_low = 6
stat_high = 0
emsg:was terminated by signal 6


Restarting job that failed and was fixed.


Time when worker restarted job: Fri May 18 2012 02:00:55



The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Apply upgrade driver patch 6678700.

Cause

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